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Keller Scores First NHL Goal, Goes On To Net Hat-Trick
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|Winnpeg signs free agents Oleg Tverdovsky and Dmitry Yushkevich|
|In an effort to beef up its defensive lines, the Jets signed free agents Oleg Tverdovsky and Dmitry Yushkevich this week. "I am trying to add some depth to this roster, said Ducaine. "I need players|
|who are willing to play heads- up, give it all you got hockey."
Dmitry adds some toughness and quality checking to the roster. while Oleg will be able to get in on some of the offensive plays. Oleg is a quick skater with alot of endurance and also has one mean slap shot.
"I'm gonna have to play around with the lines and find the right chemistry, says Ducaine. "But I really believe that the team is starting to look more of what I envisioned when I brought it here."
"I have made several changes to the roster, and I am excited to see where we will stand after a few games."
Flyers Steal Win In Overtime Shootout
| In just his 3rd game in the National Hockey League, RW Horrace Keller netted a hat-trick in the Jets 6-5 win over the 'Canes. Keller didn't knock in his first goal until the 9:58 mark in the 2nd period, as Strbak and Beech picked up the assists.
"I took the shot from the circle and the puck just took a wierd bounce off the defenseman," said Keller. "I was just as suprised as Irbe." Keller went on to score twice more with goals at 7:28 in the 3rd off passes from Kraft and Beech, and at 15:24 with assists from Orpik and Beech. Beech picked up all 3 of his assists in the game off of Keller's goals. "Keller can really move," said Beech. "It was an amazing game, and some amazing shots by Horace. I kept passing him the puck, and he kept putting it in."
Keller was able to score 3 goals off of 5 shots, ending the game with an amazing 60% shooting average. Keller was also the 1st game star with assist man Kris Beech picking up the 2nd game star. Keller has been playing on the 3rd line with C Kris Beech and LW Milan Kraft.
01:15- WIN A.Morozov Assisted by M.Lemieux, K.Tkachuk
08:50- PHI S.Gagne (SH)
10:04- WIN R.Fata (PP) Assisted by K.Tkachuk, K.Kolanos
14:53- WIN O.Tverdovsky Assisted by M.Lemieux, K.Koltsov
12:28- WIN A.Morozov Assisted by K.Koltsov, M.Lemieux
14:06- PHI S.Gagne (SH) Assisted by S.Kapanen
19:16- PHI S.Kapanen Assisted by V.Malakhov, R.Esche